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    Sale 2085

    A Mary Cassatt Collection: Prints and Drawings from the Descendants of Robert Hartshorne

    30 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 23

    MARY CASSATT

    Lydia and Her Mother at Tea (B. 69)

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    Estimate

    MARY CASSATT
    Lydia and Her Mother at Tea (B. 69)
    soft-ground etching and aquatint, 1882, on wove paper, a soft and atmospheric impression, Breeskin's first state (of five), with full margins, surface soiling, occasional surface abrasions in the margins, pale time staining, hinge remains at the reverse of the upper margin corners, otherwise in good condition
    P. 7 x 11 in. (178 x 279 mm.)
    S. 10 7/8 x 14¼ in. (276 x 362 mm.)


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    Provenance

    Edgar Degas (L. 657)
    Robert Hartshorne, New Jersey (L. 2215b)
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    A.D. Breeskin, The Graphic Work of Mary Cassatt, New York, 1979, cat. 69.